Telangana Journal of Psychiatry

Ethics in Psychiatric Society

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Author Details: M. Umashankar

Volume : 3

Issue : 2

Online ISSN : 2455-8559

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Article First Page : 57

Article End Page : 60


 Ethical choices, both minor and major, confront us every day in the provision of health care for persons with diverse values living in a pluralistic and multicultural society. Several sets of principles have been drawn to guide professional behaviour; the earliest being from the 4th century BC, by Hippocrates, directed to physicians “to help and do no harm” in his book “Of the Epidemics”.

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